No. 7 Connecticut Wins BIG EAST Championship in Overtime

Forward Chloe Hunnable scored the game-winner.

Forward Chloe Hunnable scored the game-winner.

Nov. 10, 2013

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STORRS, Conn. - Forward Chloe Hunnable scored less than two minutes into overtime as No. 7 Connecticut defeated No. 5 Old Dominion, 1-0, to win the 2013 BIG EAST Championship Sunday in Storrs, Conn.

Hunnable's goal came at 71:03 in the first overtime. Forward Marie Elena Bolles carried the ball into the circle off a fast break and crossed the ball to Hunnable, who hit it with a straight shot.

The teams were evenly matched during regulation, with UConn and ODU tied in shots 6-6 and the Huskies holding a narrow 5-4 advantage in penalty corners.

Goalkeeper Sarah Mansfield recorded her fourth straight shutout, making three saves against the Lady Monarchs. Her Lady Monarch counterpart Megan Hept also had a stellar game, making four saves and breaking up numerous chances.

ODU midfielder Sarah Breen had opportunities early and late in the first half with shots on net, but none made it past Mansfield.

Connecticut midfielder Anna Middendorf led each team with three shots, all coming off penalty corners.

Hunnable earned the championship's Most Outstanding Player award after scoring two goals in two games. This is UConn's second consecutive BIG EAST title.

The NCAA Tournament Selection Show airs tonight at 10 p.m. on ncaa.com.

Most Outstanding Player
Chloe Hunnable, Jr., F, Connecticut

All-Tournament Team
Roisin Upton, So., B, Connecticut
Anne Jeute, Sr., F, Connecticut
Alyssa Voelmle, Jr., B, Louisville
Amber Youtz, Jr., F, Temple
Molly Doyle, Sr., B, Temple
Christy Longacre, Sr., B, Old Dominion
Kelsey Smither, M, Jr., Old Dominion
Nicole Goff, Jr., F, Old Dominion
Chloe Hunnable, Jr., F, Connecticut
Marie Elena Bolles, Sr., F, Connecticut
Roisin Upton, So., B, Connecticut
Anne Jeute, Sr., F, Connecticut
Sarah Mansfield, Sr., GK, Connecticut